8 Glossary of Acronyms

AKA

CBOs

CDC

DIS

FAQ/A

HIPAA

IM

IT

IPN

IPS

ISP

MSM

MMWR

NGOs

NCSD

OOJ

OP

OR

PN

PCRS

PS

SNS

STD*MIS

also known as

community based organizations

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

disease intervention specialist

frequently asked questions/answers

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

instant message or instant messaging

information technology

Internet partner notification

Internet partner services

Internet service providers

men who have sex with men

Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report (CDC)

nongovernmental organizations

National Coalition of STD Directors

out of jurisdiction

original patient

odds ratio

partner notification

partner counseling and referral services

partner services

social networking sites

STD data management information system